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Boston Scientific Principal RandD Engineer Job in Maple Grove, Minnesota

Purpose and Passion Comprehensive Benefits Life-Work Integration Community Career Growth At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we re one global team committed to making a difference in people s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose improving lives through your life s work. Boston Scientific is seeking a highly motivated scientist or engineer with experience in polymer science to work in a biotechnology company. This Principal RandD Engineer will be the Technical Lead in product development for a strategic product in our Interventional Oncology business. This role will involve complex technology and ability to be at forefront of research and development for our customer-centered approach to serve cancer patients. At Boston Scientific, our products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions. We continue to innovate in key areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets. In Interventional Oncology (IO) we design, develop, and produce technologies for diagnosing and treating cancer as well as other conditions in the abdominal region, including gastric bleeds, uterine fibroids, and aneurysms. We provide a number of solutions to patients that include drainage catheters, microcatheters, guidewires, microspheres and coils. We have a robust product line and pipeline, and we will continue to make an investment in Interventional Oncology treatments. Key Responsibilities Drives complex or novel assignment requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures. Work is expected to result in the development of new or refined technologies, products, materials, processes, equipment, and/or scientific method to broaden BSC s Intellectual Property in key strategic areas. Successfully completes engineering work in one or more of the following: technology development, product design and development, test of materials, preparation of specifications, process study, research investigation (animal and clinical studies), and report preparation. Provides guidance to product and technology teams. Assesses the feasibility and soundness of alternative engineering processes, products, or equipment. Coordinates, manages, and documents project goals and progress and recommends appropriate revisions. Interfaces with Physicians/Cath Lab personnel to identify needs and to obtain feedback on concepts and performance of new devices and to translate customer needs into product concepts. Develops and coaches others on engineering documentation. Trains and/or provides work direction to technicians and less experienced engineers. Leads engineering teams to the successful completion of project goals. Demonstrates PDP/TDP system knowledge through coaching and delivery of high quality, high impact deliverables. Qualifications: The qualified candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Polymer Science, Material Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or related field with 3 to 6 years of experience in industry or an M.S. with 10 or more years of industrial experience. The candidate must possess deep knowledge of the relationship between polymer structure, morphology, processing, and mechanical properties. Candidate should also be capable of characterizing polymeric materials using standard analytical techniques. The preferred candidate will also have background in medical devices and technical project management expertise. Experience and track record of publications, patents, and success obtaining federally-funded research are a strong plus. Excellent communication and presentation skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite are